Auditions

 
Fall auditions for Chamber Orchestra and Youth Orchestra
will be on Friday, September 1.   
Auditions are held at the LDS church in North Bend, 527 SW Mt. Si Blvd (across from Safeway)

If you have at least one year of playing experience but do not want to audition,
you can join Junior Orchestra.
 
Audition Requirements
 
In addition to observing the level of difficulty each student is capable of playing, we will be evaluating tone, technique, and sight-reading ability.
 
Junior Orchestra
  • Be prepared to play a current solo piece, Suzuki book 1 or equivalent.  **PLEASE PROVIDE A COPY OF YOUR MUSIC FOR THE ADJUDICATORS!**
  • Sight-read a passage of our choosing (for information purposes only--children will not be excluded based on sightreading ability.)

(Auditions are optional for children who are enrolled in Beginning Strings classes.  If you do not plan to audition, please register for Junior Orchestra HERE)

 

 Youth Orchestra
  • Be prepared to play a current solo piece, Suzuki books 1-3 or equivalent **PLEASE PROVIDE A COPY OF YOUR MUSIC FOR THE ADJUDICATORS!**
  • Play a one- or two- octave scale in a key of your choosing, ascending and descending. Be prepared to play each slowly (one note per bow) and fast (four notes per bow)
  • Sight-read a passage of our choosing
Chamber Orchestra
  • Be prepared to play a current solo piece, Suzuki book 4 or higher, or equivalent **PLEASE PROVIDE A COPY OF YOUR MUSIC FOR THE ADJUDICATORS!**
  • Play a two- or three- octave scale in a key of your choosing, including higher positions, ascending and descending. Be prepared to play it slowly and fast.
  • Sight-read a passage of our choosing